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A companion to Bede

Author: George Hardin Brown
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2009.
Series: Anglo-Saxon studies, 12.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This survey of Bede's life and works, aims both to elucidate the context in which Bede wrote and to serve as a reference guide to the many works in a variety of genres which survive. An introductory  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Bede, the Venerable Saint; Beda (Venerabilis); Bede, the Venerable Saint
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Hardin Brown
ISBN: 9781843834762 1843834766 9781843836094 1843836092
OCLC Number: 360205291
Description: ix, 167 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Bede's life and times : the monastery, its founders, and its library ; Bede's career and works ; Proximate dates of Bede's works ; Educational works --
On the art of poetic meter ; On figures of speech and tropes ; On orthography ; Tracts on nature and time --
The Biblical commentaries : Commentaries on the Old Testament ; On Genesis ; On the resting places of the Children of Israel ; On the Tabernacle ; On Samuel ; On the Temple ; Thirty questions on the Book of Kings ; On eight questions ; On the Song of songs ; On Isaiah 24: 22 ; On the Canticle of Habakkuk ; On Ezra and Nehemiah ; The abbreviated Psalter ; On Tobit --
Commentaries on the New Testament : On Luke ; On Mark ; On the Acts of the apostles ; On the Seven Catholic epistles ; Excerpts from Augustine on the Pauline epistles ; On the Apocalypse --
Biblical aids : On the holy places ; Gazetteers --
Homilies, hagiography, martyrology, poems, letters : Homilies ; Saints' lives ; Martyrology ; Sacred poems ; Instructional letters --
The histories : Lives of the Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow ; The Chronicles ; The ecclesiastical history of the English people --
A brief history of Bede's works through the ages --
Works cited : Classical and medieval sources ; Secondary literature.
Series Title: Anglo-Saxon studies, 12.
Responsibility: George Hardin Brown.

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An excellent handbook that summarizes each of Bede's writings, puts it in the context of his output, and locates editions and translations. Recommended. CHOICE

 
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